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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: Adjust softirq raising in __napi_schedule
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Johannes Berg schrieb:
> On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 23:39 +0200, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
>
>> I'm not sure I can understand your question. This patch is mainly to
>> avoid using netif_rx()/netif_rx_ni() pair as a test of proper process
>> context handling; IMHO there're better tools for this (lockdep,
>> WARN_ON's).
>
> I'm saying that it seems to me, as indicated by the API (and without
> proof otherwise that's how it is) the networking layer needs to have
> packets handed to it with softirqs disabled.

Strange. Then what are the two separate functions netif_rx() and
netif_rx_ni() for?

> This really should be obvious. You're fixing the warning at the source
> of the warning, rather than the source of the problem.

Good idea. So please do tell us where the source of the problem is.

Thanks,
Tilman

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